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Business Consultant

Title: Business Consultant

Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Duration: 2 years (W2)

Description

Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs. Formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies. Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs. 

Serves as bridge between users and technical team, understanding both (IT) system requirements and business user needs and provides analysis and advice to improve systems. Requires an understanding of the relationship between the tools the team uses in order to effectively provide the necessary guidance and oversight required to be successful in this role. Some of the most notable systems are: Financial System (WPT); Project Controls tools (AssetSuite8); Database queries, reporting, etc (Access); Passport; and SharePoint. Will participate in Procedure Writing activities and will need to have experience with this in previous roles. Will take part in the change management process resulting from the initiatives to be rolled out as a part of this project. Some examples of the initiatives that this team is likely to tackle are: Creating operations manual for Project Controls team, improving reporting processes. Will also help to develop and coordinate any trainings necessitated by the implementation of the initiatives. Once the initiatives have been rolled out and are live, will participate in establishing and then administering governance and oversight as well as completing analytics activities. Will facilitate meeting and present data on an as needed basis surrounding the risks identified with the projects and/or any process improvements that are implemented. Chosen candidates will work on-site requiring them to be professional, independent and circumspect.

Requirements

Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 5 + years of experience, or commensurable utility experience. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May provide consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Seeking local candidates.

*US Citizens and Green Card holders are encouraged to apply. H1B and C2C, please do not apply at this time. 

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